Lasting Power of Attorney Costs.
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How Much Does it Cost to Get a Lasting Power of Attorney?
The cost of creating and registering a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is dependent on whether you want to create and register your LPA yourself, or hire a legal professional.
If you wish to create and register your LPA by yourself, you will have to pay an £82.00 registration fee to submit your LPA. Any fees charged by a legal professional shall be in addition to the registration fee.
You can get a quote from us regarding our fees for drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney by filling out our contact us form.
How Much Do Solicitors Charge for a Lasting Power of Attorney?
In most cases, solicitors will charge a fixed fee for preparing your Lasting Power of Attorney. This fee will likely be dependent on the hourly rate they charge for their services.
You will need to contact individual solicitors to find out their rate, and we suggest you ask for quotes from at least 2 solicitors before deciding which firm you feel most comfortable with using.
You can request a a quote from us for preparing your Lasting Power of Attorney quote by filling out our Contact Us Form.
Ordinary Power of Attorney Cost
As an Ordinary Power of Attorney (OPA) does not need to be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian, there is no registration cost should you wish to create it yourself.
Legal professionals will usually charge a fixed fee to prepare your Ordinary Power of Attorney, which in most cases is based on their hourly rate.
If you wish to use a solicitor to prepare your OPA , we recommend that you ask for quotes from at least 2 solicitors before deciding which firm you feel most comfortable with using.
You can request a quote from us for preparing your Ordinary Power of Attorney by filling out our Contact Us Form.
How Do You Pay for a Lasting Power of Attorney?
You can pay the £82.00 registration fee by cheque, which should be made payable to the Office of the Public Guardian, or by card.
Different solicitors accept different payment methods for the payment of their legal fees.
We accept the following payment methods:
Debit and Credit Card.
Can You Gain Exemption From Paying the Lasting Power of Attorney Registration Fee?
If you can't afford the fee required to register your Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), there is help available.
The OPG provides a fee exemption, for which you will need to apply by completing the LPA120 form (you can download the Form here). The Form requires you to submit supporting evidence, and should be submitted alongside your LPA.